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With demand for workers exceeding supply and keeping skilled worker an ongoing challenge, businesses must examine their retention strategies. In response, employers are crafting new work environments that respond to employees personal and family needs as well as their career needs. Attuned employers are providing quirky perks on top of more traditional benefits to keep their talented workers happy and productive and to attract new workers. According to a Harvard study, nearly 80 percent of turnover is attributed to hiring mistakes. Many of these mistakes can be avoided if companies take the following steps to select and ...
for the American automobile industry and an important source of popular music legacies celebrated by the city's two familiar nicknames, the Motor City and Motown . 1 Other nicknames emerged in the twentieth century, including City of Champions beginning in the 1930s for its successes in individual and team sport, 2 Arsenal of Democracy (during World War II ), 3 The D , D-Town , Hockeytown (a trademark owned by the city's NHL club, the Red Wings ), Rock City (after the Kiss song " Detroit Rock City "), and The 3-1-3 (its telephone area code). 4 In 2008, Detroit ranked as the United States' eleventh most ...
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Old Colony Elder Services to Hold Tasty Fundraiser for Meals on ...
"For over ten years PR Works has provided us sound advice, creative tactics to maintain a positive image in the press.""Our coverage has included Entrepreneur Magazine, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Time Magazine, the Boston Globe, the list goes on and on ..." Paul Falzone, CEO The Right One and Together Dating Due to budget cuts and a greater number of elders needing meal assistance, the non-profit Old Colony Elder Services has come up with a unique way to raise money for the Nutrition Program, which runs the Meals on Wheels and congregate meal sites. OCES will hold a “Cooking for a Cause” ... market research, surveys and trends
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passed their Pharmacy Technician Certification exams. Each is now nationally certified to work as a pharmacy technician and has earned the designation of "CPhT" after their names. Prior to their exams, the women participated in a study and review training program given by PharmaHealth North End Pharmacist Jennifer DoPao, R.Ph. Weekly readings and self tests were given to cover pharmacy rules, regulations and procedures. Webster Bank, N.A., the main subsidiary of Webster Financial Corporation has hired Jeffrey P. Pagliuca as vice president, business and professional banking. He will serve the southeastern Massachusetts ... market research, surveys and trends

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2011 state deficit pegged at $3 billion - Brockton, MA - The ...
The outlook for next year’s state budget is a bit rosier than state leaders expected, but the chances of a full recovery anytime soon are dim. Some tax collection figures and lottery revenues will come in higher than projected in the current fiscal year that ends in June. But the state’s heavy reliance on one-time money such as federal stimulus funding could slow any chances of a balanced budget for years to come, according to state officials and outside experts who spoke at a legislative hearing on Wednesday. The 2011 deficit is still projected at $3 billion and unemployment levels are expected to peak next year, but aren’t ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
POLL: Quincy Medical Center chief has a blueprint for revival ...
John Kastanis believes it’s not too late to pull Quincy Medical Center out of its lingering fiscal difficulties. “I’ve walked into worse situations that did turn around successfully,” said Kastanis, the hospital’s interim CEO. The hospital’s trustees hired Kastanis as a short-term, turnaround specialist to help erase a $4.5-million deficit in its $110-million budget by the end of the fiscal year Sept. 30. At stake are the jobs of 1,100 employees and convenient access to hospital treatment in the local community, particularly for low-income residents and senior citizens. Kastanis said his ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
RELATED NEWS
June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
June 15, 2010 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD),and Old Colony Elder Services (OCES), is sponsoring a special event that day at Brockton City Hall to create greater awareness of elder abuse and neglect. Mayor Linda Balzotti will commemorate the day at the Brockton City Hall event which is being held from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.  Opening remarks will be made by Diana DiGiorgi, Executive Director of OCES and speakers include: Ann Hartstein, Secretary of Elder Affairs; Timothy Cruz, Plymouth County District Attorney; Tom Donahue, Brockton Elder Police Officer; Deborah Fogarty, Director of Protective Services; Patricia ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Students make good choices
Eighth grade students at Whitman Middle School were the first in the state to participate in the Metro South Chamber of Commerce program “Choices,” presented by Kathleen Lynch. The program was geared toward teaching students from Jennifer Costa’s Independent Critical Thinking class how to make good choices and how their choices will impact their futures. “The Choices program provides our eighth grade students the opportunity to see first-hand from business professionals what is needed to be successful in the workplace,” Costa said. “It also emphasizes the choices students make; their long-term consequences, both positive and ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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  1. profile image OLDCOLNYHOSPICE Congrats to Anne DeMinico, CEO St. Joseph's Manor as this year's recipient of the Metro South Chamber of Commerce Athena Award!
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